News: Research


Materials Origami

July 7, 2017

New design principles for self-folding materials


Shaken Bose-Einstein Condensate

September 9, 2016

Universal dynamics of bosons across a quantum phase transition

Controlling Material Fracture by Curvature

August 8, 2016

Fracture in sheets draped on curved surfaces

Bidirectional Optical Control

July 7, 2016

Schematic of measurement setup, showing Van der Pauw indices of the electrical contacts

Optical gating of a topological insulator


Controlled Deposition of Droplets

July 31, 2015

Splashing of droplets containing small suspended particles

Structures of Flow in an Active Network

May 5, 2015

Spatial structure of flow in actin filament networks

Quantifying the spatial structure of flow in actin filament networks

New Lasing Media

January 1, 2015

Red, Yellow, Green, and Blue Lasing using Colloidal Quantum Wells


Particle Shape Effects

May 5, 2014

Shape controls stress-strain

Directional Change Distributions

April 4, 2014

Directional properties of complex motions

Signature of complex transport dynamics in vitro and in vivo

Propagating Jamming Fronts

March 3, 2014

Energy Loss in Granular Gas Clusters

Self-Assembled Nano-Drums

February 2, 2014

MHz Nano-mechanical Resonators

Magnet-in-the-Semiconductor Nanomaterials

January 11, 2014

TEM image

High Electron Mobility in Heterostructure Arrays


Designed Self-Assembly

July 29, 2013

Evolutionary pattern design for copolymer directed self-assembly

Wrinkling Nanoparticle Sheets

March 29, 2013

Wrinkling Nanoparticle Sheets Governed by Microscopic Structure and Fold Kinetics

Superfluid Dynamics

January 29, 2013

Revealed by Quenches of the Interaction